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Discover Milwaukee's Best Kept Secret! 

Milwaukee's Most Authentic German Fare

Legendary Friday Fish Fry

FAMILY OWNED SINCE 1924

 

Kegel's German Inn

Located in the heart of Milwaukee's West Allis neighborhood, Kegel's Inn serves up the most authentic German fare in the area. Inside you'll find a warm atmosphere, friendly service and one of the most beautiful beer halls in the country. With incredible murals, leaded glass, and heavy wooden beams, one can almost hear rounds of "Du Bist Mein Herzen" reverberating in the Bierstube. Since 1924, Kegel's Inn has been the locals' go-to destination for authentic German cuisine and continues to top the charts as one of the best places to catch a Friday Fish Fry in Milwaukee.  

VOTED ONE OF MILWAUKEE'S BEST FISH FRY'S!

At Kegel's Inn, everything is made from time honored traditional recipes. Like the rest of our establishment, things haven't changed much since we first opened our doors in 1924. Sure, there may be some new faces, but our steadfast commitment to our customers and our family values keeps our atmosphere warm and inviting, our service fast and neighborly, and our delicious food in accordance to the highest standards of our family lineage. At the end of the day, our goal is that your experience gets better every time you come in. Danke Schön!

Phone

(414) 257-9999

Location

Kegel's Inn
5901 W. National Ave.
West Allis, WI 53214

Hours

LUNCH
M-F  11-2pm
Sa & Su  Closed

DINNER
M-Th  
4:30 - 9:00pm
F  4:00 - 10:00pm
Sa  4:30 - 9:00pm

Reservations by phone: (414) 257-9999

Reservations

Although reservations are not required any night of the week, we always appreciate when you call ahead about larger parties.

WHAT ABOUT FRIDAY FISH FRY?

We do allow a limited number of reservations for Friday's Fish Fry. If you call and you can't get a reservation, don't worry! We leave most of the dining room available for our walk-in customers. 

WALKING IN?

While it is customary to wait for a table on Fridays, we understand walking in can be a bit intimidating if you've never been here before. Here is a quick guide to enjoying the wait at Kegel's Inn on a busy Friday Night

1 - Get your name on the list
Walk all the way to the end of the bar and give your name and party size to Jim Kegel. 

2 - Belly up to the bar
Enjoy the great selection of German Beers and Classic Supper Club Cocktails from Julian Kegel.

3 - Feel the Gemütlichkeit
Spend your time noticing the friendliness and good cheer. Allow your senses to notice the authenticity of your surroundings.

4 - Take yourself back in time
Kegel's is a 1924 prohibition-era speakeasy. Revel in the craftsmanship of our original murals, the intricate woodwork and gorgeous leaded stained glass windows.

5 - Rejoice when your name is called. 
Getting a table is a little bit like Yahtzee, so make sure you cheer accordingly!

6 - Enjoy yourself!

 

 

PLANNING A PARTY? 

Kegel's Inn has a long, rich history of entertaining large parties. With a dining room that seats up to 100 guests*, our customizable dining room is perfect for  birthdays, wedding rehearsals, holiday parties, business meetings, anniversaries, graduations, school field trips, memorial luncheons and so much more! 

 

PRIVATE OR SEMI PRIVATE DINING
* CAPACITY OF UP TO 100*

NO Hidden Fees or Minimums
CUSTOM MENU Offerings

* Excludes Friday nights. Saturday evenings limited to around 50 guests*

Dinner & Dancing

$50 Per Person

Seats in the dining room are available by RESERVATION ONLY. Call ahead to guarantee yourself a seat in the dining room during the Muller's performance!

4:30 Doors
5:30 Dinner
7:00 Dancing

Only $50 per person! 

 

 

Reservations are VERY LIMITED, please call with a credit card to reserve your table! A $50 deposit is required to hold your reservation.

(414)-257-9999

* $25 fee for cancellations after Jan 3rd.

Schedule of Events  

4:30 PM - Guest Tap & Cocktails: 

Enjoy any Wine, Rail Cocktail or Draught Beer from the bar.

  • 2 drinks per person - Premium beverages extra.
  • SPECIAL GUEST TAP - TBA

  • Unlimited Soda, Coffee or Tea.

5:30 PM - The Start of Four Courses:

  1. Homemade chicken dumpling or the Saturday-exclusive; cream of mushroom.

    • Served with warm bread & house whipped butters

  2. Side salad of mixed greens, carrots, onions, radishes tomatoes & cucumbers

  3. Hand selected German Specialties

    1. House Specialty - Roasted Boneless Duck

    2. Bavarian Style Beef Goulash

    3. Sauerbraten

    4. Pork Shanks

    5. Weiner Schnitzel

    6. Beef Rouladen

    7. Broiled Walleye (GF)

    8. Grilled Portabella (Veg & GF)

  4. Dessert choice of homemade carrot cake, apple or cherry strudel

Vegetarian and gluten-free requests can be satisfied. 

10% of each ticket will Benefit the Milwaukee Mullers Bummel Tour!


7pm Show

4:30 Doors
5:30 Dinner
7:00 Dancing

7:00 PM - The Main Event:

Stay right in your seats as we all wait for the Mullers to arrive. Let the anticipation build as the the drums begin beating when they start to swaddle off the bus and straighten their gaze.

Picture the procession of colorfully decorated costumes, beautiful hand carved masks, and a roar of festivities that will surround you in folklore! Sometime around 7pm the restaurant will welcome the Muller's Fashing Verhein or "Traditional Austrian Dancing Group" for their performance of an ancient form of Austrian dance and celebration.. A typical performance consists of several choreographed dances that are meant to scare away winter and welcome spring. Beware of the wild animals - THEY MIGHT BITE! 

More information about the Mullers Fasching Verhein can be found HERE

If you have no idea what we're talking about, it's OK! There is no good way of explaining this event! luckily there is still room available for you to see it for yourself! 

 

We're very limited on space! 

Only $50 Per Person.

Reserve now! 

A $50 deposit is required to hold your reservation.

* $25 fee for cancellations after Jan 3rd.